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ju-ju1

noun

See juju

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  • In this country, there are a number, run by the ju-ju priests.

    Wyndham's Pal Harold Bindloss
  • “I think not to-night, ju-ju,” he answered, smiling amiably.

  • And my ju-ju is greater than your ju-ju, so you're more afraid of mine, and of me.

    Beggars on Horseback F. Tennyson Jesse
  • A description of this ju-ju house may be interesting to some of my readers.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • I had, of course, asked permission to do so of the ju-ju man who was showing me round.

    West African studies Mary Henrietta Kingsley
  • "His Majesty say, he bring his ju-ju, see whose greater," said the interpreter.

    Golden Stories Various
  • He had come by this secret road into the actual presence of the great ju-ju.

    Golden Stories Various
  • I was piloting her, and I got my eye on that ju-ju from the very first.

    A Master of Fortune

    Cutcliffe Hyne
  • The 29 ju-ju was a familiar, she had even beaten and punched it when in a temper; the stone had always filled her with respect.

    The Ghost Girl H. De Vere Stacpoole
  • But those natives had had their lesson, and they did not care to tamper with Kettle's ju-ju again.

    A Master of Fortune

    Cutcliffe Hyne

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